The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 51 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.28% 2.12% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.17% 12.64% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 4
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
MPLS
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Derbyshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Derbyshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
46 87 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 12.92% 16.73% 21.10%
Number of salaries quoted 40 76 66
Average salary £33,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Derbyshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

MPLS
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Derbyshire region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Derbyshire

MPLS
Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chesterfield +13 1 £57,500 +21.05%
MPLS
East Midlands

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Derbyshire region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS.

1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) CCIE
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) Network Design
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) OSPF
4 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) IPsec
5 1 (20.00%) Information Security
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) CCDA
5 1 (20.00%) CCDP
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) VPN

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Derbyshire region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) OSPF
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
5 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) IPsec
5 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) IPv6
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Support
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Cisco Support
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Support
1 2 (40.00%) Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (40.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCIE
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CCDA
3 1 (20.00%) CCDP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Aruba
2 1 (20.00%) Meru Networks